Nov. 17, 2019

Important Physician News and Events

·         Use New Medicare IDs in 2020 to Avoid Rejected Claims

·         Nominate Ernest and Sarah Butler Awards for Excellence in Science Teaching

·         Do Your Security Risk Assessment Before Dec. 31

In This Issue of

The Weekly Dose

Circle of Friends – Support Those Who Support BCMS

BCMS Programs
and Services

Committee Volunteers Wanted

November Auto Review - SAM

Walk with a Doc

UTHSA - Volunteer Opportunity

BCMS Medical Classifieds

Medical Community News & Events

TAS United

Amegy Bank

Physicians' Purchasing Guide

Auto Program

BCMS Calendar

BCMS/Favorite Staffing

Credentialing Services - BCVI

LifeBridge Free Physician Counseling

Online BCMS Physician Directory

Phone App by BCMS

San Antonio Medicine Magazine

Committee Volunteers Wanted

BCMS is seeking physician members who would like to participate in committees for 2020. Your leadership and participation is fundamental for the well-being of organized medicine and the Bexar County Medical Society. Your involvement makes our committees strong and vibrant! The stronger the participation, the more BCMS can accomplish. You can help make a difference to the practice of medicine. A few examples of BCMS committees are: Emergency Preparedness, Legislative and Socioeconomics, Public Health, Women in Medicine, etc.
For a full list and to volunteer,
click here.

San Antonio Medicine Auto Review

The BCMS Auto and Truck Concierge can find your next vehicle. Email or call 210-301-4367 to let us know the year, make, model, color and equipment desired. 24/7 Concierge FREE member service! Wide range of Franchise dealers with New and thousands of Pre-Owned vehicles. Financing as low as 2.70% With approved credit.

Are you looking for a new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI? Check out our Auto Review by Stephen Schutz, MD in the November edition of San Antonio Medicine.

Looking at another vehicle check out our Auto Review Archive.

Walk with a Doc

Volunteer Opportunity

UTHSA - Important volunteer opportunity for an experienced community physician:

The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) parent committee will have 2 positions from the AMA side for community practitioners coming open this next year who have experience in teaching medical students. The LCME is the body the accredits allopathic medical schools. The position requires three meetings and three site visits per year along with associated prep work.


If interested, please contact Dean Hromas via his chief of staff Shelly Evans

BCMS Medical Classifieds

BCMS offers medical-related classified ads at no cost to its members as a free member service. To submit an ad send any text and pictures you would like to include to


See what’s available today:

Job Opportunities - Physicians Seeking Employment, Physician Job Opportunities


Practice Opportunities - Practices for Sale, Practices Wanted, Office Space for Rent/Lease and Office Space for Sale


Medical Equipment - Medical Equipment for Sale, Medical Equipment Wanted

Community News and Events

·         November 21 – SAMGMA Mixer

·         December 3 – Know any Outstanding Science Teachers? Nominate Them for a TMA Grant

·         December 5 – Warm Springs - Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics Open House

·         December 7 – Methodist - 2019 San Antonio Advanced Lung Symposium

·         December 14 – UTHSA - Heart Rhythm Focus San Antonio Symposium

·         January 24-25, 2020 – TMA - Register Now For The TMA 2020 Winter Conference

·         UHS – Weekly News Digest November 15 issue

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor

BCMS is proud to Welcome a Renewing GOLD Sponsor to our Circle of Friends program.

Please support this sponsor with your patronage.

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor

Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.

The Society continues its pledge to you and only will involve itself in services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.

Bexar County Medical Society

4334 N Loop 1604 W, Ste 200

San Antonio, TX 78249


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